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Theresa May announced Friday she will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain's next prime minister.
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BREXIT- Theresa May will step down as U.K. Conservative Party leader on June 7, sparking a contest to become Britain's next prime minister. May has bowed to relentless pressure from her party to quit over her failure to take Britain out of the European Union on schedule. By Jill Lawless. SENT: 500 words, photos, video. Will be updated throughout the day.
BRITAIN-THERESA MAY-PROFILE - Theresa May became prime minister in 2016 with one overriding goal: to lead Britain out of the European Union. Three years on, the U.K. is still in the EU, and May’s time in 10 Downing St. is ending. By Jill Lawless. UPCOMING: 800 words, photos, video by 1000 GMT.
BREXIT-MAY’S EUROPEAN LEGACY - The European Union will always identify Theresa May with the fraught Brexit process. So any memories will be laced with loathing, exasperation and, in the end, pity. By Raf Casert. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos by 1500 GMT.
BRITAIN-LEADERSHIP CONTENDERS - A look at some of the Conservative Party contenders vying to become the next British prime minister. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos, video by 1100 GMT.
BREXIT-CONSERVATIVE PRIME MINISTERS - May is the latest Conservative leader swamped by Europe. UPCOMING: 700 words, photos by 1200 GMT.
BRITAIN-THERESA MAY-TIMELINE - A timeline of key events leading up to May’s announcement that she was stepped down as party leader. UPCOMING: 600 words, photos by 1200 GMT.
AP ran live video and initial edits of May’s announcement, additional edits upcoming. Reaction from the UK and elsewhere from Europe is upcoming.
Profile of Theresa May is upcoming.
Package looking at possible Conservative Party contenders for British prime minister is upcoming.
Photo coverage of May’s announcement has moved.
Photo package of May through the years has moved.
Photos of other Conservative Party leaders is upcoming.
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